Area Obituaries

Lucille Berger

Lucille Berger, age 95 of Gibbon died peacefully on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon. Reverend Steven Bauer officiated, and burial followed in the church cemetery following the service. Visitation was 1…

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Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester

Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester, age 95, of Gaylord, formerly Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington, Minnesota. Funeral services were held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment following in The Winthrop Cemetery. Clergy officiating was Pastor Bob Miner.…

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Zylpha Lillie Eva Mueller

Zylpha Lillie Eva Mueller (“Girlie” “Zyl”), age 84, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at Golden Hearts Assisted Living in Arlington, Minnesota. Graveside service was held on Friday, August 28, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Bismarck Township, Minnesota. Clergy officiating was Pastor Erik Karlson. Zylpha…

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Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester

Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester, age 95, of Gaylord, formerly Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington, Minnesota. Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment following in The Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be held…

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Duane Andrew Nelsen

Duane Andrew Nelsen was born on July 18, 1932 to M. Axel and Helen (Jordahl) Nelsen in Garretson, South Dakota. He attended school in Garretson until the 8th grade, when he began farming full time with his father. Prior to completing his education, Duane would often deliver milk and cream for the family’s dairy before…

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Tamera “Tammy” Jean (Fredin) Fischer

Tamera “Tammy” Jean (Fredin) Fischer, age 59, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020, at her home in Winthrop. Gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop, and will continue one hour prior the service at the…

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Michael John Palmer

Michael John Palmer, age 60 of Fairfax, MN passed into eternal life on July 11, 2020 at his farm in rural Fairfax with his family by his side. Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Fairfax. Father Bruno Santiago will celebrate the Mass.…

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Rosemary Arhart

Rosemary O. Arhart, age 84, wife of the late Dallas and mother of Tony Arhart and Sharilee Arhart-Ackerman, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020, at her home in Winthrop. Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment…

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Charles “Charlie” Schuch

Charles “Charlie” Schuch, age 86, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota. Funeral service were held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop with interment following in The Winthrop Cemetery. Clergy officiating was Michael Knuth. Honorary…

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Charles Schuch

Charles “Charlie” Schuch, age 86, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota.   Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 11:00 A.M., at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop with interment following in The Winthrop Cemetery.    Visitation will be held Monday, July 6, 2020,…

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